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  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court appeared likely Tuesday to make it easier for participants in employee retirement plans to challenge companies' investment decisions that eat into retirement savings. The justices heard arguments in an appeal filed by current and former employees of energy company Edison International. Fifty-three million people hold...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 24- Three regional Federal Reserve banks in January repeated an unsuccessful push to have the U.S. central bank increase the interest rate charged to commercial banks for emergency loans, according to minutes from Fed board meetings released on Tuesday. Ahead of the Fed's Jan. 27-28 policy-setting meeting, directors of the Philadelphia, Kansas...

  • State-by-state breakdown of used cars with open recalls Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 12:18 PM ET

    Carfax, a company that sells vehicle history reports to dealers and car buyers, searched recalls and state registration databases and found that more than 46 million cars are on U.S. roads with recalled parts that have yet to be repaired. Here is a state-by-state breakdown of cars with unfixed recalls in 2014:. Source: Study of 2014 state registration data by...

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to March 9 Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 7:01 PM ET

    FRANKFURT- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi gives a speech at an event to unveil the new 20 euro banknote- 1400 GMT. LONDON, United Kingdom- Bank of England monetary policy member Kristin Forbes speaks at the annual State of the Economy Conference on "Prospects for the UK Economy" organized by the Institute of Economic Affairs- 0910 GMT.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 23- U.S. brokers and financial advisers would face new constraints under a plan President Barack Obama put forward on Monday to reduce conflicts of interest and "hidden fees" that cost Americans billions of dollars in retirement savings every year. They would have an impact on thousands of brokerages, from large players such as Fidelity, Wells...

  • NEW YORK— Stifel Financial Corp. is buying rival financial services firm Sterne Agee for $150 million, boosting its presence in money management and fixed income. It's the latest move by Stifel, whose other large purchases include the investment advisory unit of Legg Mason last year, the investment bank KBW in 2013 and Thomas Weisel in 2010..

  • Stifel posts 4Q profit Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 5:01 PM ET

    ST. LOUIS _ Stifel Financial Corp. on Monday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $45.2 million. The bank, based in St. Louis, said it had earnings of 58 cents per share. For the year, the company reported profit of $176.1 million, or $2.31 per share.

  • JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.— A Missouri lawmaker who also leads an association of grocery stores is trying to stop cities and towns in the state from restricting the use of plastic bags, bucking a national trend toward banning their use to help the environment. The move comes as the city of Columbia, the home of the University of Missouri, considers a ban that would prevent...

  • ST. LOUIS— Shares of Express Scripts Holding Co. traded higher in extended trading Monday after the nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager reported better-than-expected quarterly results. Express Scripts earned $581.8 million, or 79 cents per share, compared with $501.9 million, or 63 cents per share. Express Scripts forecast a profit of $1.07 to $1.11...

  • PASCO, Wash.— The mother of an unarmed Mexican man fatally shot by police officers in Washington state viewed her son's body for the first time Monday and said she hopes for justice in the case that has sparked protests and calls for a federal investigation. The Feb. 10 killing of Antonio Zambrano-Montes in Pasco was captured on video by a witness.

  • Feb 22- Union members ratified an agreement on Sunday that ends a four-month-long strike by some 1,800 workers at FairPoint Communications, a major land-line telecommunications provider in northern New England, union officials announced. Union and FairPoint negotiators reached a tentative agreement on Feb. 19, followed by three days of union member voting...

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to March 5 Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 7:01 PM ET

    TOKYO- Bank of Japan will release the minutes of January policy meeting- 2350 GMT. LONDON- ECB Board member Yves Mersch takes part in a panel discussion on "The Benefits to Achieving a Capital Markets Union" at Dialogue on creating an EU Capital Markets Union organised by the London School of Economics and Political Science and Goldman Sachs- 1345 GMT.

  • KANSAS CITY, Mo.— A second professor has resigned from the University of Missouri-Kansas City after an audit found that its business school knowingly submitted false data when applying for rankings and awards from national organizations. The 15,000- student university said Friday that John Norton's exodus as associate director of its Regnier Institute...

  • NEW YORK— Lockheed Martin has agreed to pay $62 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that accused the defense contractor of mismanaging employee retirement accounts and using funds with excessive fees. Lockheed Martin agreed to settle in December, but terms of the settlement were disclosed for the first time Friday. In settling the case, Bethesda,...

  • Energizer to name Schick-Playtex spinoff Edgewell Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 12:48 PM ET

    On that day, Edgewell is expected to start trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "EPC." Energizer Holdings Inc. will continue to trade under the "ENR" symbol. Shares of St. Louis- based Energizer slipped 18 cents to $134.31 in afternoon trading Friday.

  • HOUSTON, Feb 20- Barely two months into his new job as the head of the world's largest offshore driller, Steven Newman was steering Transocean through the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, quickly earning a reputation as a CEO with a steady hand. A Transocean official declined to comment. According to a Transocean presentation, its fleet is about 25 percent larger than...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 19- Diversified U.S. manufacturer Emerson Electric Co is "moving to being more of a buyer"- after shedding businesses worth $3.5 billion in recent years- and would consider multi-billion-dollar acquisitions, the company's president said on Thursday. Emerson is still exploring $500 million to $1 billion worth of divestitures to focus the business,...

  • Build-A-Bear posts 4Q profit Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 8:42 AM ET

    ST LOUIS _ Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $11.8 million. The St. Louis- based company said it had profit of 67 cents per share. For the year, the company reported net income of $14.4 million, or 81 cents per share, swinging to a profit in the period.

  • NEW HAVEN, Conn.— Officials at Tweed New Haven Regional Airport say they're negotiating with a Missouri- based airline to link southern Connecticut to Washington, D.C.. The New Haven Register reports reports that airport authority Chairman John Picard and Executive Director Tim Larson the airport is is negotiating with Buzz Airways of Branson, Missouri, to run...

  • American Railcar misses 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 5:03 AM ET

    ST. CHARLES, Mo. _ American Railcar Industries Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $22.7 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.09 per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.